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of one of japan's coastal nuclear power plants. as we look at some of the new images coming into us, japan's national police estimate at least 184 people are dead, 530 are miss, but we are certain as we watch these new images come in that that number will climb as the waters recede. some government officials, in fact, quoted in japanese media outlets predicting the death toll at a minimum will pass the 1,000 mark. there's been a little over 18 hours now. let's take a closer look. it's a magnitude 8.9 quake recorded right here off japan's eastern coast. you see the town of sendai. that was closest. tokyo down here. the hashedest hit, this flashing ring here, but vibrations all the way down throughout japan's coastal areas right here. the images are stunning. first the vibrations and the strong earthquake, the strongest on record in japan. then not long after all that shaking, the breathtaking power of the waters unleashed by a 30 foot tsunami. cars and boats, even homes tossed about like toys. look again at these images here. it is just striking the awesome, sobering power of the wat
haiti to japan and there are the extraordinary opportunities and challenges that we see right here in egypt and in the rest of the region so i want to be part of helping to represent the united states at this critical moment in time, to do everything i can in support of the president and our government and the people of our country to stand for our values and our ideals, to stand up for our security, which has to remain first and foremost in my mind and to advance america's interests, and there isn't anything that i could imagine doing -- >> for our international viewers, "world news" is next. for viewers in the united states, "john king, usa" starts right now. >>> thanks, wolf, good evening, everyone. tonight japan's nuclear crisis is taking an alarming turn for the worse and there are questions about whether the japanese government is hiding or is blind to the full extent of this catastrophic. official event. they worry more radioactive steam is escaping. japan's emperor made an unprecedented nationally televised address saying he's deeply worried about the emergency but urging t
, candy. good evening, everyone. tonight major breaking news in two important global dramas. japan uses helicopters and water cannons in a desperate effort to cool fuel. and tonight there's word a new power line has been brought to the fukushima daiichi complex, but as friday dawns in asia, no sign of a major breakthrough and growing worries of two of the six reactors still in distress. >>> and first a major but belated commitment to stop the brutal march of gadhafi in libya. they voted to authorize not only a no-fly zone over libya, but also all necessary measures including military force to stop the government and mercenaries from slaughtering civilians. i'm told the pentagon and nato partners have contingencies that include air strikes to punish military units, leaving gadhafi's push on his strongholds in the east. now that the u.n. authorized sfors, the strikes could be carried out within hours if the president and his partners around the world issue the orders. cnn's richard roth track ad dramatic vote at the the united nations tonight. richards? >> john, u.s. ambassador to the u.n
be called a stable situation. >> the deepening nuclear crisis is the most urgent of japan's challenging tonight. the death toll now more than 1,800 but it is by all accounts likely to climb and climb much higher as the waters recede and search and rescue teams reach the most remote northern japanese towns. sifting through the rubble hoping to find her husband. >> translator: we met a woman who has not been able to locate her husband who went to his office to work even one full day after the earthquake. >> this family reunited after three anxious days apart. >> in all about a half million people are in emergency shelters and many of those facilities are reporting severe shortages of food and other basic necessities. words do not, they cannot do justice as we try to describe the drugs. destruction. this is from a bus thrown atop a building and nearby a house coming to rest atop an elementary school. it is in those northern japanese towns where the devastation is greatest and it's there near the epicenter in sendai we find our own anderson cooper. as correspondents like yourself make the r
japan. another fire and another huge radiation risk in a troubled japanese nuclear complex with all six reactors are now in varying degrees the distress. let's bring up the complex. the latest challenge is a fire in the number four reactor. that's down here. in the area just near the roof where highly radioactive spent fuel rods are stored. this turn for a worse in reactor four after a day there was evidence japan might make small progress as it struggles with the worst nuclear crisis since cher chernobyl. there's a risk of a full meltdown in reactor number two. there is some progress but questions about the integrity about that reactor's containment area. at the moment it's down here at reactor four where new alarms are raised tonight. the new fire and latest release of nuclear reactive materials released a short while ago. the problem with the audio on that. let's assess the risk with ar arny gunderson. authorities say there's another fire in the same area of the building where we know. i want to get your first thought on where the spent fuel rods are stored. what does that tell you?
for alarm, tiny radioactive particles from japan are detected today in california. a reminder, this is a global challenge that could drag on for weeks or more. we'll dig deep on the six-reactor emergency in just a moment with the help of this startling new satellite imagery. look here at the destruction in this nuclear complex, especially in the buildings where highly radioactive spent fuel is stored and where we now know sadly there are major problems. but first, the likelihood of military action against libya and involving u.s. forcesize dramatically higher tonight. earlier today libya's government responded to a tough new united nations resolution authorizing military strikes and said it would agree to a cease-fire in its struggle against opposition forces. but within hours there was ample evidence, including i'm told u.s. intelligence images, that the fighting continues. tonight the white house says gadhafi is in violation of that resolution already and the libyan dictator is left to mull this stern warning from the president of the united states. >> if gadhafi does not co
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japan right now. we have issues we deal with in russia and china so, you foe, i i think the united states clearly has to let the rest of the world be involved in this situation. we cannot be a sheriff for the whole world. especially now when we have fiscal issues that are going on in washington right now. >> so would you set a time line, $40 million a week but only for what, a couple more months or what if gadhafi is still there. >> i think right now we're a member of the coalition but it's my understanding from my conversations with the administration is that clearly they're going to let the rest of the world, the coalition take control including whatever they need to do to provide the resources. we have other parts of the world that we have to deal with but we are a member of the coalition and we're going to help them on using our unique resources that we have that other countries don't but i don't believe that will be spending the money or putting boots on the ground. that's clearly where the president is coming from now based on my conversations with him. >> mr. chairman, do yo
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word of radiation tonight and contamination around japan's fukushima nuclear complex. and a new warning about disaster readiness here at home. and next, a city-by-city look at the opposition setbacks on the libya battlefield. professional driver on a closed course. ♪ do not attempt at home. always wear your seat belt. ♪ and please drive responsibly. [ male announcer ] it's the most fun you can legally have. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers on the c-class. a living, breathing intelligence that's helping business rethink how to do business. in here, machines tell factories when they're thirsty. so soft drink companies can manage thousands of vending machines in real time. ♪ and customers find what they want...when they want it most. it's the at&t network -- a network of possibilities, creating and integrating solutions, helping business, and the world...work. rethink possible. helping business, and the world...work. i don't have to leave my desk and get up and go to the post office anymore. >>> welcome back. a bit earlier in the program, we played you
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have been saved. meanwhile, as we speak, our troops are supporting our ally japan leaving iraq to its people, stopping the taliban's momentum in afghanistan, and going after al qaeda all across the globe. as commander in chief, immigrateful to our soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, coast guardsmen and to their families and i know all americans share in that sentiment. for generations, the united states of america has played a unique role as an anchor of global security and as an advocate for human freedom. mindful of the risks and costs of military action, we are naturally reluctant to use force to solve the world's many challenges. but when our interests and values are at stake, we have a responsibility to act. that's what's happened in libya over the course of these last six weeks. libya sits directly between tunisia and egypt, two nations that inspire the world when their people rose up to take control of their own destiny. for more than four decades, the libyan people have been ruled by a tyrant, moammar gadhafi. he has denied his people freedom, exploited their went, murdered op
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